Growing up in southern Christian culture, I was raised with Sunday bests and smocked outfits and seasonal centerpieces. And I’m incredibly proud of my upbringing! [...]
In 2020 I realized the importance of community. Towards the beginning of the lockdown, I began to struggle spiritually without the Christ-centered community that supported [...]
"Coming out of Mercy, I can finally say I am not defined as depressed, but I choose to live in God’s joy every day. I am no longer misunderstood, but I have a voice and a Father who understands and loves me."
"God showed me just how much bondage I was in, and I started going through this journey, not for anyone else, but for myself. I decided I would put my whole heart into this program, and I was determined to graduate, no matter how hard it would be."